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Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.

Date: 1696 

Description: Engraved and hand-colored map of Ethiopia, from Blaeu's General Atlas. Map title is framed by a man and a woman, both wearing head turbans, who are standin...

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus begins his first expedition, 1492.

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Description: Letterhead of Chas. (Charles) Beard, a grower of fancy rural New York seed potatoes from Elcho, Wisconsin, with a duotone image of a potato, and "One of My...

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Engraving of a woman carrying a bundle of clothing and standing with her back to the sea. Behind her other women are in the process of doing wash in the wa...

Postcard

Park Hotel

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Park Hotel. " 'Park Hotel' South Corner Capitol Park." The reverse side gives a description of the decor and furnishings and lists some of the surrounding...

Book or Pamphlet

Deering Catalog Illustration

Date: 1890 

Description: Back cover illustration for a William Deering and Company catalog. Deering was a manufacturer of agricultural machinery. The illustration includes an engra...

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Description: Letterhead of the Plymouth Fox & Fur Company of Plymouth, Wisconsin, breeders of silver black foxes, with a halftone image of a fox.

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Description: Letterhead of the William Rahr Sons' Company of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, "Maltsters and Roasters", with an elevated view of the company building on one side o...

Date: 1832 ca.

Description: Máto-Tópe, a Mandan chief.

Date: 1865 ca.

Description: Engraved portrait of Wisconsin Governor James Lewis. Lewis' signature is below the engraving, and underneath the signature is printed: "Governor of Wiscons...

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement, 1622, purporting to show the massacre of 347 settlers by Openchancanough and his alliance of tribes in the Jamestown area.

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Description: Engraved portrait of Charles W. Short (1794-1863), Kentucky botanist. Worked at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, 1825-38. The plant genus...

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Date: 1782 

Description: Map of America covering the Rio Grande to the Atlantic Ocean, showing boundaries, the colonies, cities, settlements, Native American lands and villages, m...

Date: 1655 

Description: Encounter with Indians during Christopher Columbus' first expedition in 1492.

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Description: Letterhead of Johnson & Melaas, merchant tailors and cloth dealers, "Buyers of wool and Wisconsin leaf tobacco," with an engraving of a waterfront view of...

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Description: Quarter-length vignetted portrait of Governor Cadwallader Colden Washburn, Wisconsin's 11th governor.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Mining and lumbering provided the impetus for the development of northern Wisconsin and Ashland was ideally situated to become a leading city of the "new W...

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Description: Ticket for a raffle in which a steel engraving with a gold leaf frame was the prize.

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